It is very useful to see
*** symbols appearing I type passwords in the
terminal window. Sadly, the feature is not enabled by default when using
sudo in Ubuntu. Thankfully, it is simple to activate!
Just open a new terminal and run the following command,
It should open a file in a text editor (Nano at the time of typing). We need to change the following line from,
Ctrl + X followed by
Y to save the file. Voila! We will now have
asterisks when typing passwords in our terminal.
Author Abraham Varricatt
LastMod 2021 March 21
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